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Dimensions of Human Behavior

Sociology

Quiz 1 :

A Life Course Perspective

Quiz 1 :

A Life Course Perspective

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______ is a major theme of the life course perspective which suggests that individual and family development must be understood in a past context.
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A(n)______ is the sequence of significant events,experiences,and transitions in a person's life.
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______ represents age-graded roles and behaviors expected by society.
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An example of a typical age norm in the U.S.is that ______.
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The story of Phoung and her family's experience resettling in southern California after spending two years in a refugee camp highlights ______.
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A person's ______ indicates their level of biological development and physical health,as measured by the functioning of their various organ systems.
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Policies and laws that regulate timing of social role transitions are referred to as ______.
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A cohort is similar,yet distinct from a(n)______.
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The capacities that people have and the skills they use to adapt to changing biological and environmental demands is ______.
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______ is a major theme of the life course perspective which suggests that experiences with one life transition have an impact on subsequent transitions and events and may either guard the life course trajectory or put it at risk.
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The life course perspective is useful to social work because it acknowledges the ______ of people's lives.
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A(n)______ perspective looks at how chronological age,relationships,common life transitions,and social change shape people's lives from birth to death.
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A _____ is a life event or transition that produces a shift in the life course trajectory.
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______ indicates the current position of a person in the ongoing search for meaning and morally fulfilling relationships.
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The ability of some people to fare well in the face of risk factors is referred to as ______.
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An off-time transition means that it ______.
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A ______ is a significant occurrence in a person's life that may produce serious and long-lasting effects.
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A ______ is a change in roles and statuses that represent a distinct departure from prior roles and statuses.
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The behaviors that are expected of people of a specific age in a given society at a particular point in time are referred to as ______.
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A _____ is a long-term pattern of stability and change,which usually involves multiple transitions.
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